Session 147
Mortality Trends

Friday, May 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sapphire Ballroom H
Level 4

Chair: Jessica Y. Ho, Duke University
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, United Nations Population Division

1. The Cardiovascular Revolution in the United States. A Geographic AnalysisMagali Barbieri, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) and University of California, Berkeley; Nadine Ouellette, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Mila Andreeva, City University of New York (CUNY); Celeste Winant, University of California, Berkeley.

2. Trends in the Contribution of Major Causes of Injury Death to U.S. Life Expectancy in an International ContextAndrew Fenelon, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Li Hui Chen, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC.

3. U.S. Mortality Advantage at Older Ages?Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin-Madison; James A. Yonker, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

4. Does Chaotic History Make Life Expectancy Trends Chaotic in Frontier Countries like Baltic States?Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Lithuanian Social Research Centre; France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).

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